Prevention and risk mitigation are key components in every aspect of bank operations - the same holds true in the protection of customer data.

Vulnerabilities & Mitigation

Cybersecurity and data security vulnerabilities come in many forms. Use these resources to know what you are dealing with and how to stay one step ahead.

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Cybersecurity and Technology News

Former Uber exec convicted for not disclosing breach

Oct 7, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Uber’s former chief security officer was convicted of failing to disclose a 2016 data breach in the first criminal prosecution of an executive related to the handling of a breach.

ICBA Offers Tips to Help Consumers Protect Financial Data During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Oct 5, 2022 | Press Release
In recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and the nation’s community banks are reminding consumers of practical steps to help safeguard their sensitive data and mitigate losses in the event of a data breach or compromise.

ICBA Statement on Recent Report on Zelle Fraud

Oct 4, 2022 | Press Release
Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on a recent report from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Zelle.

ICBA seeking Digital Assets Task Force nominations

Oct 4, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA is seeking submissions from volunteers to serve on a new Digital Assets Task Force to examine and deliberate issues related to central bank digital currency and digital assets, such as stablecoins.

ICBA Brings Successful ThinkTECH Accelerator Innovation Program In-house

Sep 27, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced plans to bring its award-winning, community banker-led ThinkTECH Accelerator program in-house with a new, dedicated office based in the innovation hub of Atlanta.

States demand crypto lender cease interest-bearing accounts

Sep 27, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Several states announced cease-and-desist actions against cryptocurrency lender Nexo alleging that its interest-bearing accounts function as an unlicensed security.